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Roger Federer of Switzerland kisses his trophy after defeating Rafael Nadal of Spain in their men's singles final match to win the Shanghai Masters tennis tournament at Qizhong Forest Sports City Tennis Center in Shanghai, China.

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Roger Federer of Switzerland hits a forehand shot against Richard Gasquet of France during their men's singles quarterfinals match in the Shanghai Masters tennis tournament at Qizhong Forest Sports City Tennis Center in Shanghai, China.

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Europe's Rafael Nadal, right, watches his teammate Roger Federer, left, returning a ball to World's Jack Sock and Sam Querrey during their Laver Cup doubles tennis match in Prague, Czech Republic.

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Team Europe together with tennis legend Australian Rod Laver hold a trophy after defeating team World in the Laver Cup tennis tournament in Prague, Czech Republic.

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Europe's Roger Federer returns a ball to World's Sam Querrey during their Laver Cup tennis match in Prague, Czech Republic.

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Spain's tennis player Rafael Nadal, center, throws a ball to fans during a welcome ceremony of the Laver Cup at the Old Town square in Prague, Czech Republic. The competition will pit a team of the best six European players against the top six from the rest of the world. The inaugural edition is scheduled for Sept. 22-24 at the O2 Arena in Prague. The Laver Cup is named after the Australian tennis legend Rod Laver.

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Roger Federer, of Switzerland, looks at his box after losing a point to Juan Martin del Potro, of Argentina, during the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, in New York.

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Roger Federer, of Switzerland, left, and Juan Martin del Potro, of Argentina, shake hands after del Potro won their quarterfinal match at the U.S. Open tennis tournament, in New York.

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Roger Federer, of Switzerland, returns the ball during a match against Philipp Kohlschreiber, of Germany, at the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York.

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Roger Federer, of Switzerland, reacts after defeating Mikhail Youzhny, of Russia, during the second round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, in New York.

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Roger Federer, of Switzerland, returns a shot to Frances Tiafoe, of the United States, during the U.S. Open tennis tournament, in New York.

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Switzerland's Roger Federer, left, holds the winners trophy alongside Croatia's Marin Cilic with the runners up plate, after the Men's Singles final match on day thirteen at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London.

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Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates after defeating Croatia's Marin Cilic to win the Men's Singles final match on day thirteen at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London.

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Switzerland's Roger Federer is applauded as he holds the trophy after defeating Croatia's Marin Cilic to win the Men's Singles final match on day thirteen at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London.

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Switzerland's Roger Federer kisses the trophy after defeating Croatia's Marin Cilic to win the Men's Singles final match on day thirteen at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London.

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Switzerland's Roger Federer returns to Czech Republic's Tomas Berdych during their Men's Singles semifinal match on day eleven at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London.

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Switzerland's Roger Federer returns to Czech Republic's Tomas Berdych during their Men's Singles semifinal match on day eleven at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London.

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Switzerland's Roger Federer, right, greets Canada's Milos Raonic at the net after winning their Men's Singles Quarterfinal Match on day nine at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London.

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Switzerland's Roger Federer returns to Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov during their Men's Singles Match on day seven at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London.

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Switzerland's Roger Federer serves the ball to Serbia's Dusan Lajovic during their Men's Singles Match on day four at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London.

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Switzerland's Roger Federer returns to Ukraine's Alexandr Dolgopolov during their Men's Singles Match on day two at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London.

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Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates his victory after the final match against Germany's Alexander Zverev at the Gerry Weber Open tennis tournament in Halle, Germany.

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Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates after beating Germany's Florian Mayer in the quarterfinal of the ATP tournament in Halle, Germany.

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Swiss tennis player Roger Federer, right, plays tennis with Britain's Andy Murray on a float in Zurich, Switzerland. Federer and Murray will play a charity game "Match for Africa 3" this evening. The charity event for the "Roger Federer Foundation" raises money for African children.

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Rafael Nadal, of Spain, left, and Roger Federer, of Switzerland, hold their trophies as they pose for photos after the men's singles final tennis match at the Miami Open, in Key Biscayne, Florida. Federer defeated Nadal.

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Roger Federer, of Switzerland, holds up his trophy after defeating Rafael Nadal, of Spain, during the men's singles final tennis match at the Miami Open, in Key Biscayne, Florida.

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Roger Federer, of Switzerland, celebrates after defeating Rafael Nadal, of Spain, in the men's singles final at the Miami Open tennis tournament, in Key Biscayne, Florida.

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Roger Federer, of Switzerland, clowns for the camera after defeating Nick Kyrgios, of Australia, 7-6 (9) 6-7 (9) 7-6 (5) in a tennis match at the Miami Open, in Key Biscayne, Florida.

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Roger Federer, right, of Switzerland, gestures after defeating Juan Martin del Potro, left, of Argentina, 6-3, 6-4 during the Miami Open tennis tournament, in Key Biscayne, Florida.

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Roger Federer, of Switzerland, celebrates his win against Stanislas Wawrinka, of Switzerland, in the finals of the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament, in Indian Wells, California.

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Spain's Rafael Nadal, left, and Switzerland's Roger Federer stand together ahead of the men's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia.

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Switzerland's Roger Federer kisses his trophy after defeating Spain's Rafael Nadal in the men's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia.

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Switzerland's Roger Federer reacts after breaking the serve of Spain's Rafael Nadal during the men's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia.

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Switzerland's Roger Federer, right, is congratulated by Spain's Rafael Nadal after Federer won the men's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia.

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Switzerland's Roger Federer holds his trophy aloft after defeating Spain's Rafael Nadal during their men's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia.

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Switzerland's Roger Federer holds his trophy after defeating Spain's Rafael Nadal during the men's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia.

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Switzerland's Roger Federer waves while holding his trophy after defeating Spain's Rafael Nadal in the men's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia.

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Switzerland's Roger Federer, right, holds his trophy with Rod Laver after defeating Spain's Rafael Nadal, left, in the men's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia.

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Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates after defeating compatriot Stan Wawrinka during their semifinal at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia.

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Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates after defeating Germany's Mischa Zverev during their quarterfinal at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia.

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Switzerland's Roger Federer makes a backhand return to United States' Noah Rubin during their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia.

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Novak Djokovic, left, of Serbia is congratulated by Roger Federer of Switzerland after their semifinal match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia.

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Roger Federer hods the Rookwood Cup after defeating Novak Djokovic, in the men's final of the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament in Mason, Ohio.

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Novak Djokovic of Serbia, left, holds the trophy after winning the men's singles final against Roger Federer of Switzerland at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London.

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Novak Djokovic of Serbia, right, and Roger Federer of Switzerland pose for a photo ahead of the men's singles final at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London.

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Roger Federer of Switzerland holds the trophy after winning the final match against Andreas Seppi of Italy at the Gerry Weber Open ATP tennis tournament in Halle, Germany.

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Roger Federer holds the trophy after defeating Novak Djokovic of Serbia in the final match of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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Roger Federer of Switzerland returns the ball to Mikhail Youzhny of Russia during the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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@Roger Federer on Facebook: The India vs. Pakistan match is the highlight of the day and what better way to celebrate than to wear your colours! Seems like Roger Federer has decided which side is he on. He is bleeding blue for sure. Expressing his loyalty towards the Indian cricket team, Roger posted a picture of himself with the Indian jersey. Looks like the tennis ace enjoys a good game of cricket too.

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Roger Federer of Switzerland reaches out for a shot of Andreas Seppi of Italy during their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia.

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Roger That, Mister Skipper He won the shorter, speedier, Fast4 match against Leyton Hewitt, besides notching up an astonishing 1,000 tour wins. Then the humblingly modest Roger Federer posed for this photo with his ardent admirer, cricket's abrasive, talented star, Virat Kohli. If only a formal, practised civility could be communicated!

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Cricketer Virat Kohli on twitter: A Day i'll never forget. Greatness on and off the court. @rogerfederer Absolute legend.

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Roger Federer of Switzerland holds the winner's trophy after he won his 1000th career title in the men's final match against Milos Raonic of Canada during the Brisbane International tennis tournament in Australia. Federer notched his 1,000th career victory and collected his 83rd title with a seesawing 6-4, 6-7 (2), 6-4 win over third-seeded Milos Raonic of Canada in the Brisbane International final.

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In this photo provided by Tennis Photo Network, Roger Federer of Switzerland feeds a dolphin at the Tangalooma Resort on Moreton Island during the Brisbane International tennis tournament in Brisbane, Australia.

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At His Feet Few come close to matching Roger Federer’s elegant blemishes, leave aside his silken mastery. At the IPTL, Sania Mirza played alongside the master, and didn’t speak of anything else. As the Swiss bree­zed through the Indian leg, fans counted the day extremely fair.

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Prince and the showgirl Roger Federer and Deepika Padukone at the IPTL in Delhi

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Actor Aamir Khan plays a shot as tennis star Roger Federer looks on during the IPTL in New Delhi.

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Actress Deepika Padukone hits the ball as tennis star Roger Federer looks on during an IPTL match in New Delhi.

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Actor Aamir Khan with his son as Tennis Star Roger Federer and actress Deepika Padukone look on during the IPTL in New Delhi.

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Micromax India Aces players Sania Mirza and Roger Federer during their mix doubles match against Singapore Salmmers at the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) at IGI stadium, in New Delhi.

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Micromax India Aces Roger Federer during his singles match against Singapore Salmmers at the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) at IGI stadium in New Delhi.

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Switzerland's Roger Federer after defeating France's Richard Gasquet during the Davis Cup final at the Pierre Mauroy stadium in Lille, northern France. Switzerland won 3-1 to get the Davis Cup.

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Switzerland’s Roger Federer poses for the cameras with two awards the ATP World Tour Sportsmanship Award and the ATP World Tour Fans’ Favourite Award following his match against Canada’s Milos Raonic at the ATP World Tour tennis finals at the O2 arena in London.

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Switzerland’s Roger Federer plays a return to Canada’s Milos Raonic during their ATP World Tour tennis finals match at the O2 arena in London. Federer beats Milos Raonic 6-1 7-6 (7-0) to gain some measure of revenge for his defeat by Raonic in Paris nine days ago.

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Roger Federer of Switzerland returns a shot to Marinko Matosevic of Australia during the first round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York.

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Roger Federer, of Switzerland, returns to Milos Raonic, from Canada, during a semifinal at the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament in Mason, Ohio. Federer won 6-2, 6-3.

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Roger Federer of Switzerland serves to Novak Djokovic of Serbia during their men's singles final match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London. Djokovic won the game 6-7, 6-4, 7-6, 5-7, 6-4.

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Roger Federer of Switzerland holds up the runners up trophy after being defeated by Novak Djokovic of Serbia in the men's singles final at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London. Djokovic won the game 6-7, 6-4, 7-6, 5-7, 6-4.

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Roger Federer of Switzerland plays a return to Novak Djokovic of Serbia during their men's singles final at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London. Djokovic won the game 6-7, 6-4, 7-6, 5-7, 6-4.

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Roger Federer of Switzerland leaps in an attempt to play a return to Novak Djokovic of Serbia during their men's singles final match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon.

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Roger Federer of Switzerland in action against Milos Raonic of Canada during their men's singles semifinal match at Wimbledon. Federer won 6-4, 6-4, 6-4.

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Roger Federer of Switzerland, right, and Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland prior to their men's singles quarterfinal match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London.

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Roger Federer of Switzerland returns to Tommy Robredo of Spain during their men's singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London.

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Novak Djokovic of Serbia, right, and Roger Federer of Switzerland, pose with their trophies after Djokovic beat Federer 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 to win the final match of the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament in Indian Wells, California.

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Rafael Nadal of Spain, right, and Roger Federer of Switzerland pose at the net before their semifinal at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia.

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Roger Federer, right, of Switzerland sits with coach Severin Luethi during a practice session ahead of the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia.

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Roger Federer of Switzerland poses with a koala bear named Tinkerbell before the start of the Brisbane International tennis tournament in Brisbane, Australia.

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Rafael Nadal celebrates his win against Roger Federer during their ATP world Tour Finals tennis semifinal match at the O2 Arena on London.

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Switzerland's Roger Federer returns a ball to Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov, during their quarter final match, at the Swiss Indoors tennis tournament at the St. Jakobshalle in Basel, Switzerland.

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Roger Federer of Switzerland, celebrates a point near his partner, China's Zhang Ze during their doubles match against Kevin Anderson of South Africa and Dmitry Tursunov of Russia at the Shanghai Masters tennis tournament at Qizhong Forest Sports City Tennis Center, in Shanghai, China. Federer and Zhang won 6-2, 6-1.

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Roger Federer, of Switzerland, returns a shot to Tommy Robredo, of Spain, during the fourth round of the 2013 U.S. Open tennis tournament, in New York.

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Roger Federer of Switzerland waves to the crowd as he walks off the court after his defeat to Sergiy Stakhovsky of Ukraine in their Men's second round singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London.

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Roger Federer of Switzerland serves the ball to Victor Hanescu of Romania during their Men's first round singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London.

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Switzerland's Roger Federer holds the trophy after winning the final tennis match against Mikhail Youzhny of Russia at the Gerry Weber Open tennis tournament in Halle Westphalia, Germany.

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Switzerland's Roger Federer returns against Somdev Devvarman in their second round match of the French Open tennis tournament, at Roland Garros stadium in Paris. Federer won in three sets 6-2, 6-1, 6-1.

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Switzerland's Roger Federer serves the ball to India's Somdev Devvarman during their second round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium.

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Rafael Nadal, right, of Spain, shakes hands with Roger Federer, of Switzerland, after defeating him in their match at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament, California.

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Switzerland's Roger Federer reaches for a return to Britain's Andy Murray during their semifinal match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia. Murray crushed Federer by 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-3, 6-7 (2), 6-2 at the Australian Open, calling it massive confidence boost as he attempts to win his second consecutive major.

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Switzerland's Roger Federer hits a forehand return to Canada's Milos Raonic during their fourth round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia. Federer beat Raonic 6-4, 7-6 (4), 6-2 to set up quarterfinals clash with Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.

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Tennis players, Roger Federer, of Switzerland, and Maria Sharapova of Russia hold a press conference to promote the Gillette Federer Tour, in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Federer will take on Brazilian Thomaz Bellucci in an exhibition match Thursday evening, Sharapova and Danish tennis star Caroline Wozniacki are scheduled for a Friday match.

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Novak Djokovic, right, of Serbia holds the winner's ATP World Tour tennis trophy as he stands next to runner-up Roger Federer of Switzerland as they pose for the photographers following their singles final match in London.

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Novak Djokovic, right, of Serbia holds the winners ATP World Tour tennis trophy as he shakes hands with runner-up Roger Federer of Switzerland during the presentation ceremony following their singles final match in London.

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Roger Federer of Switzerland returns a shot to Andy Murray of Britain during the men's singles semifinal match at the Shanghai Masters tennis tournament at Qizhong Forest Sports City Tennis Center in Shanghai, China.

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Roger Federer, of Switzerland, wipes his brow late in the fourth set during his loss to Tomas Berdych, of the Czech Republic, in the quarterfinal round of play at the U.S. Open tennis tournament, in New York. Berdych won 7-6 (1), 6-4, 3-6, 6-3.

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Roger Federer, of Switzerland, returns against Donald Young in the first round of play at the U.S. Open tennis tournament, in New York. Federer won 6-3, 6-2, 6-4.

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Federer, from Switzerland, hits a forehand against Novak Djokovic, from Serbia, during the men's final at the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament, in Mason, Ohio. Federer won 6-0, 7-6 (7).

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Andy Murray of Great Britain reacts after defeating Roger Federer of Switzerland in the gold medal men's singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon, London at the 2012 Olympics.

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Britain's Andy Murray returns a shot to Switzerland's Roger Federer during the men's singles gold medal match at the All England Lawn Tennis Club at Wimbledon, in London, at the 2012 Olympics.

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